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What are the different types of guinea pigs?
American Guinea Pig 22. Abyssinian Guinea Pig 33. Peruvian Guinea Pig 44. Silkie Guinea Pig 55. Teddy Guinea Pig 66. Texel Guinea Pig 77. White Crested Guinea Pig
Are guinea pigs popular in the US?
American guinea pigs are a medium-sized breed, with a wonderful temperament, laid-back personality and a cute, low-maintenance coat. This, combined with the fact that they鈥檙e typically very healthy animals, has helped make them the most popular breed in the USA.
Which is the best breed of guinea pig to get?
13 Guinea Pig Breeds: A Complete List (With Pictures) 1 1. Abyssinian. Image Credit: Kirill Kurashov, Shutterstock. 2 2. American. 3 3. Peruvian. 4 4. Sheltie/Silkie. 5 5. Sheba. More items
Where do guinea pigs originate from?
Back in the 1500鈥檚, the American Guinea Pigs were called the English Guinea Pigs. In fact, they鈥檙e still called that name in certain countries today. American Guinea Pigs are the oldest guinea pig breeds, dating as far back as 5000 B.C. The American Cavy originated from the Andes of Western South American.